Here is a preview of the IBTimes magazine this week.

14 Travel Destinations For 2014 (And Why They’ll Be Hot In The New Year)

Looking for a different travel destination in 2014? Mark Johanson has some unusual suggestions, ranging from backstreet Berlin to Asia’s historic Silk Road. 

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    An SPLA soldier gestures as he sits in a vehicle in Juba, Dec. 21, 2013 Photo: Reuters
  • A 1989 photograph by German photographer Kai Wiedenhoefer shows an East German boarder guard during an exhibition at the former Berlin Wall in Berlin
    A 1989 photograph by German photographer Kal Wiedenhoefer shows an East German border guard during an exhibition at the former Berlin Wall. Photo: Reuters

British Pubs Closing Doors Despite Growing Popularity Of Traditional Beer And Microbreweries

Artisanal craft beer is enjoying a major resurgence in the UK. Why, then, are traditional British pubs closing their doors? Helen Massy Beresford reports from London. 

Harvest of Shame: Barolo, Italy’s 'King Of Wines,' Made With Near-Slave Labor

Lovely bouquet; bitter cultural after-taste: Italian wine exports are at an all-time high, but as Dominic Conti finds, the exploitation of migrant workers by some vintners is a troubling by-product. 

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South Sudan Conflict: As US Moves To Defend Embassy And Evacuate Its Citizens, Long Relationship With South Sudan Is On The Line

Coming to terms with independence in the Horn of Africa: A longstanding international relationship is on the line as the U.S. evacuates its citizens and moves to defend its embassy in troubled South Sudan. Jacey Fortin reports.